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Apprentice, Foundation, Youth and other Non-Apprentice intake schedules starting out to March 31, 2018 are shown. Please use the schedules' mail icon to contact the institution directly about registration information, note that dates and other information are subject to change. We expect new schedules to be released in September 2017 but do not yet have a release date.

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Inboard/Outboard Mechanic

Equipment Repair

Inboard/Outboard Mechanics install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain engines, drivetrains and accessories used in the pleasure craft marine industry. Mechanics inspect and test engines and other mechanical components using test devices to diagnose and isolate faults, then adjust, repair or replace mechanical or electrical system parts and components using hand tools and equipment. They may adjust repaired equipment for proper performance, do scheduled maintenance service, and communicate to customers about the work done and the general condition of equipment.

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Please choose from one of the highlighted schedules below:

  • Go To Apprenticeship Schedules
  • No Foundation Schedules Available
  • No Youth Schedules Available
  • No Vocational Schedules Available

Quick Facts

  • Requirements:

    The following education is recommended: Grade 10 or equivalent (Grade 12 is preferred), including English 10, Math 10, Science 10.


    The Apprenticeship Program comprises Levels 1-to-4 of progressive technical training, with each Level taking 4 weeks (120 hours) to complete. In addition, apprentices are required to accumulate 6,720 hours of work-based training.


    Program duration varies depending on how training is delivered, but generally takes 4 years to complete.

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